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Inspiration: Packaging Design

By / May 11, 2012 / Inspiration

Package design can be a good alternative place for finding¬†inspiration.¬†From textures to color schemes and typography, we can get a lot of references from packaging designs. A good place to browse – other than your local shops and/or supermarket – if you are also a package lover is lovelypackage.com, a nice website that curates the…

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20 Fresh CSS3 Tutorials

By / May 10, 2012 / Tutorials

The design industry is probably one of the fastest changing and growing. Designers have to keep their eyes on everything, including new trends in visual design, as well as interaction technologies like jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Designers are using these technologies to express more creativity in design production and make user experience richer.

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How To Begin Your Creative Dream Job – Today

By / May 9, 2012 / Tips

Maybe this scenario sounds familiar to you: A few years ago I found myself working an office job that was ok. It paid ok, I liked the work ok, I liked the people I worked with ok, and I was pretty ok at what I did. Like I said, it was ok. But I didn’t…

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50 Amazing Free Icon Sets

By / May 8, 2012 / Freebies

Every web designer loves to have high-quality icons at their disposal. While creating your own custom icons for your projects is an option, it’s rarely practical. There are plenty of quality icon sets available for purchase, but fortunately, there are also some free icon sets out there with professional quality. These free icons sets are…

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20 Inspiring Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design

By / May 7, 2012 / Inspiration

One way to easily define the tone and mood of a website is to use a big background image. However, when doing this, you need to consider that big images often have a lot going on, so it’s important to take a minmal approach with other aspects of the design. Not doing so could result…

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5 Tips for Getting Featured on Top Design Blogs

By / May 3, 2012 / Tips

No matter what sort of art you create – whether you are a graphic designer, painter, illustrator, digital artist, videographer, or any other type of artist – being featured on the web’s top art and design blogs can result in a huge surge of active followers, interested fans, and of course – paying customers. For…

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20 Simple, Yet Clever Logos

By / May 2, 2012 / Inspiration

When it comes to design, things don’t have to be complicated in order to be effective. Although, it can be tempting to over design and try to work in lots of detail, it’s not always the best way. This is especially true when it comes to logo design. Usually, the best are the ones that…

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iPad Giveaway from DealPixel

By / Apr 30, 2012 / Giveaways

From the guys who brought you excellent sites like WDL, TPA, Theme Trust, and Union Actions – DealPixel is a soon to launch site where web and creative professionals will find amazing deals on the stuff that makes their job easier. At DealPixel, you’ll be able to find discounts of 50% and above on stuff…

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21 Beautiful Examples of Typography in Web Design

By / Apr 30, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we love typography and we never get tired of gathering good typography inspiration for our readers. From free fonts to type usage in signs and typography videos, we like to give you as many resources as we can on everything surrounding type. Today we decided to gather some examples of beautiful typography…

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Efficient Communication in a Freelance Design Team

By / Apr 27, 2012 / Tips

Working as a digital professional in any field is tough. You have to constantly push towards gratifying clients and rushing through deadlines. Managing tasks in a team allows you to divide up the work much more evenly. However this also means it can be difficult getting everybody on the same page.